Finance Director

Employment Type : Permanent
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Location : Dublin
Reference : Aw18767
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Finance Director


Our client is progressive Global Pharmaceutical Group with their Irish entity based in the greater Dublin area. They now seek to appoint a Finance Director who will act as a Business Partner for all finance activities on their Irish manufacturing site. A strong and effective communicator you will sit on the senior leadership team supporting the company from a financial perspective and acting as the main interface between Operations, Finance, Health & Safety and Manufacturing/Production. This role will present as a business partnership role within a global organisation preferably with chemical, pharma or life sciences experience, with responsibility for delivering on the financial cycle of the Irish site reporting into the group.


Key Duties/Responsibilities:

You will be accountable for product and project costing, driving project initiatives/information systems improvement, statutory and tax compliance.  International experience will be a prerequisite with a demonstrated track record of working in cross functional and international teams in addition to matrix organisations

  • Finance organisation transformation
  • Site KPI delivery
  • Investment appraisal
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial Cycle
  • Product and Project costing
  • Business Partnership
  • Project Initiatives/Information Systems improvement
  • Communication with Shared Services
  • Statutory and Tax compliance for legal entities


Essential Experience/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at FD level within a significant sized organisation
  • Knowledge and experience of implementation of SAP
  • Hands on tax and compliance experience
  • Multinational experience complemented with a background ideally in the Pharma sector
  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent)


This is an excellent senior level opportunity of an ambitious Finance Director looking for a new challenge and prospect of progressing their career. For a more comprehensive position guide and confidential conversation please contact Aine Wallace at 01 638 4400 or

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